Our Team

IPERC is helmed by proven innovators and veterans of the energy industry. Our senior leadership draws upon extensive experience in the development and delivery of intelligent microgrid and cybersecurity solutions.

ERIK SVANHOLM

Chairman of the Board

Erik is the chairman of IPERC’s Board of Directors and currently serves as the Vice President of Non-Wires Alternatives at S&C Electric Company. Prior to assuming this role, Erik led operations and administration at IPERC, as well as strategic and financial planning during his tenure as CEO.

AURA LEE KEATING, CISSP

Director of Information Security

Aura Lee serves as President of IPERC’s Board of Directors and Director of Information Security. Aura Lee has extensive experience in control system cybersecurity with a focus on the Department of Defense. She leads her team in providing network and cybersecurity engineering services for IPERC and S&C customers.

MELISSA S. WALCHKO, CPA

Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Accounting

Melissa serves as Secretary of IPERC’s Board of Directors and Senior Manager of Financial Planning & Accounting. Melissa has extensive experience in operations management with a focus on corporate accounting and organizational compliance.